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Folk Music with Rolf Cahn: Eric Von Schmidt in Concert, Boston 1960

Published December 2, 1961

Rolf Cahn introduces the first half of a recording of a concert of folk music by Eric von Schmidt, held in the basement of the Boston YMCA, in 1960. Von Schmidt accompanies himself on guitar as he sings a selection of English and American folk songs, with a little bit of Blues and Gospel thrown in for good measure. Von Schmidt who was a mainstay in the folk movement of the 1960s, and who performed with Joan Baez, Richard and Mimi Farina, Bob Dylan, and Rolf Cahn, among others, died in February of 2007.

Run time 51 min


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